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Successful People Are “Givers”

HR Bartender

I had the privilege of speaking at the Massachusetts Conference for Women recently.

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Top 10 Metrics Driving Quality of Hire

ClearCompany HRM

There is no shortage of metrics driving Quality of Hire today, which should be a good thing, but, like any other process, there are inefficiencies that waste time and resources.

Why Cleaning Matters: 3 Reasons to Keep Your Workplace Tidy

Trinet

Guest post by Quill.com. Please also check out our previous post on scent aversions in the workplace. Stand at the door of your office. Are you looking at a clean and orderly workspace or a. Visit site for full story. Safety & Wellness in the Workplace clean workplace office organization

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Want to Increase Employee Engagement? Stop Recognizing Employees.

What is Paul Thinking

This post is a redo of a post from a few years back (about 4 or 5 to be not-exact.) I decided to remix/repost based on a twitter conversation I had with @TrishMcFarlane and @AKABruno (aka Matt Stollack.). Trish said: “Interesting.

Compliance Continuity: Monthly Guidance to Sustain Your Organization's Wellbeing

Natural disasters can result in evacuations, work stoppages, and other disruptions for your employees. With advanced planning, employee benefits can help sustain the overall wellbeing of your workforce before, during, and after a natural disaster.

Candidates Want to Work At the BEST Companies

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at Kronos , the global leader in delivering workforce management solutions in the cloud.

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To the Ends of the Earth-Returning to Guatemala

UpstartHR

Today we’re not talking about HR. Helping with the dental work I’ve been quite of late, because it’s difficult to write from a remote village without electricity.

Solving Gender Disparity Requires Analytics that Discover the Intersections

Visier

How can leaders use analytics to identify the best ways to accelerate women’s career progress? The answer requires a different perspective and looking for sets , intersections and configurations instead of common (and simple) linear solutions. Statistics suggest that women make up 59% of the U.S.

6 Abilities Every Employee Needs To Be Successful

HR Bartender

In the past, I’ve written about the skills that every employee needs to possess. But what about abilities ? Abilities are equally important. They are those qualities that we need in order to be skillful…and ultimately successful.

Experts Discuss: The Future of Mobile Recruiting

ClearCompany HRM

Mobile Recruiting

Implementing Technology in TA for the Win: An Agile Approach

Speaker: Denise Dresler, Director of Talent Acquisition, Avature

What was once traditionally used only in the software industry is making its way to the recruiting and talent acquisition space: agile methodologies. Join Denise Dresler, Talent Acquisition Director at Avature, where she will be discussing how to take this nontraditional approach of agile talent acquisition and effectively incorporate it into your hiring processes.

Star Wars, Expectations, and Leadership

Decision-Wise

You know you have a problem when you start seeing leadership issues in everyday things, such as the new Star Wars Movie, Episode VII, The Force Awakens. I guess that’s our lot in life.

7 Things Every L&D Leader Can Learn From David Bowie

Grovo HR

David Bowie is gone. It chills me just to type. He was so…not human. How could he be dead? Facing the strange indeed. As I sifted through various articles about his passing, I saw all sorts of words used to describe him: rock star, artist, visionary, chameleon, and my personal favorite: weirdo.

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Candidate Experience 2.0 [infographic] – Friday Distraction

HR Bartender

Lots of talk about the candidate experience these days. Almost to the point where I wonder if we’re starting to tune the conversation out. And we certainly should not because the discussion is more important than ever. I ran across a new term that intrigued me: Workspace Consumer.

Hiring Smarter through Mobile Recruitment

Trinet

What if you could dramatically increase the number of job applications your company receives? Attracting qualified candidates to your open positions is easier than you might think. The secret? Visit site for full story. Talent Acquisition mobile recruitment

Why (and How) to Switch to a New HR & Payroll Platform

Not all HR & payroll is the same, but it can look pretty similar. If your current platform isn’t meeting your needs, let us walk you through how to differentiate between providers and give you some tips on how to select a platform that works best for your business.

Powerball Planning for the Rest of Us

What is Paul Thinking

I hear a lot of people say that those of us that buy Powerball tickets are stupid. They say we are throwing away our money. They say we have no chance of winning. Well… not exactly… we have a chance. But it is a really, really, really, really small one.

The Case for Getting Emotional at Work

WorkHuman

The emotional cast of Pixar’s “Inside Out.” ” Type “emotion in the workplace” into Google search and you’ll get pages of how-to articles on managing your emotions—from the perils of crying at work to controlling your temper and other negative emotions.

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It’s All in Your Head: Why Neuroscience Is the Key to Talent Development

ATD Human Capital

Why should talent development professionals learn about neuroscience? Why should we study the workings of the brain and nervous system? Understanding the brain helps us explain why instructional design practices work.

5 Reasons Why International Screenings Might Be Crucial for Your Business

Trinet

Guest post by Backgroundchecks.com. Please also check out our previous post on pre-employment background checks. One of the trends going on in employment circles right now is that international. Visit site for full story.

Wage Growth: The Last Employer Holdout to Attract Candidates

You get a job perk! And You get a job perk! Everyone gets job perks! While these perks may have helped get that stellar candidate’s foot in the door, this dynamic of severely low unemployment combined with a historically high job open rate continues with no immediate end in sight. Employers will do well to zero in on one lever many have been avoiding pulling: the almighty salary increase.

Employee Engagement is a Lot Like Parenting – #NextChat Jan 13th At 3:00 pm ET

What is Paul Thinking

During conversations over Christmas break with my 22 year-old and my 24 year-old children they were surprised to learn that all this parenting stuff they had to suffer through growing up (and continue to for at least a little while longer) … their mom and I were making up as we went along.

Designing Effective Employee Engagement Activities

Get Hppy

Whether you’re the CEO of a small startup, or the leader of a large company, employee engagement should be one of your priorities. In today’s fast-moving economy, having a well-performing workforce with a high retention rate is essential for business growth.

In the News: HR Tech and Relocation

UrbanBound HR

Looking for what’s going on with HR tech and relocation? Technology Relocation HR

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3 Challenges for Creating Authentic Engagement

RecognizeThis!

by Derek Irvine. Recognize This! — Employees who engage their authentic selves at work contribute to unparalleled employee and customer experiences.

5 Culture Trends for 2019

As we approach 2019, major shifts in the work environment will continue to affect the ways companies do business. Companies that are looking to attract, engage, and retain top talent should leverage these trends to create workplaces where employees thrive.

The 2016 Job Market Shake-Up

DATIS

Each year, CareerBuilder releases a survey of employees that intend to leave their job in the coming year. The percentage for 2015 was 16%. The newly released 2016 number has increased substantially to 21%. This means that over one-fifth of the employees at a given organization will leave and go to a new position elsewhere. If the workforce at your organization is younger (18-34), the survey reveals that 30% of employees in that age bracket expect to have a new job by the end of 2016.

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Workplace Culture: It’s More Important Than You Think

CultureIQ

When one thinks of workplace culture, thoughts of happy hours and swag-filled outings with coworkers may come to mind. That said, it only begins to skim the surface of what a great workplace culture can truly accomplish. A recent study conducted by Deloitte found that 94 percent of executives and 88 percent of employees believe a distinct workplace culture is important to business success. There’s a reason why workplace culture has so much buy in.

Build an 'In Case of Emergency' FIle to Help Deal with Sudden Relocation Problems

UrbanBound HR

As we are all painfully aware, moving can go very, very wrong very, very quickly. Even the most careful planning can be junked in an instant by a moving company error, a severe storm, or a flat tire. In these times of crisis, a transferee may turn to you, the mobility expert, for help.

Leaders Who Care Too Much Have Control Issues

The People Equation

It’s good to work with a boss who cares. As with most things in life, too much of a good thing can cause problems. Compassion in a work team leader is a desirable trait, but leaders who care overly much tend to avoid critical decision-making and stunt their employees’ growth.

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Insight into Attracting and Retaining Top Talent

Discover how more than 4,100 employers are addressing benefits and workforce challenges, and how you can take competitive action to attract and retain talent, boost employee engagement, and promote organizational wellbeing.